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What happened to Bob's Big Boy on Wilshire?

Deidre7 Sep 28, 2008 02:51 AM

Is it gone for good? I took my mom here for nostalgic purposes and now it's crumbled to the ground but the sign is still up...whats the deal!?

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    carter RE: Deidre7 Sep 28, 2008 05:47 AM

    Deidre - here is a link to curbed LA that will explain most everything you need to know:
    http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/07...

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      Deidre7 RE: carter Oct 26, 2008 01:03 PM

      WOW!! I need to buy a newpaper once in a while and chill on cnn.com haha...

      That is truly sad. Promoting more cars on this already congested city and bullsh*t is what LA doesn't need. I could go on and on about this but my stance is obviously not with building a car dealership. Ew...I will have to go to Las Vegas and visit on of those on the way!!! I love Los Angeles but their priorities and views are very cloudy.

      Thank you Carter.

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      Pineapple099 RE: Deidre7 Oct 26, 2008 02:06 PM

      Deidre- I was wondering the same thing! I took my sister there
      (Wilshire Location) not long ago for nostalgic purposes also and was surprised to see the crumbled Bob's Big Boy to the ground. We had to have our Double-Decker Hamburger fix with RELISH! Mmmmm. So we went to the Torrance location. It was great! But for a really nice nostalgia experience with Mom, take her to the Burbank location for the car-hop... It's fun! And also one of the oldest Bob's. It's been there over 50 years.

      Bob's Big Boy
      24021 Hawthorne Blvd
      Torrance, CA 90505
      (310) 375-1800

      Bob's Big Boy
      4211 W Riverside Dr
      Burbank, CA 91505
      (818) 843-9334

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        Deidre7 RE: Pineapple099 Oct 26, 2008 02:14 PM

        Thank you so much Pineapple! That will be great after a day at the LAMCA viewing the Vanity Fair Photos exhibit! :) Burbank is closer to me also!

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